Polymer Clay – Mokume Gane and Simple Canes

Course outline: This class with Bonni Poch will give you the opportunity to play with polymer clay, get to learn the differences between brands, how to condition the clay, colour blending, working with translucent clay and the most exciting of all, creating pendants and beads using simple canes and an ancient Japanese technique called Mokume Gane. You will proudly leave the class with one pendant using each technique and the incredible feeling of satisfaction of having learned a few new tricks. Skill level: All levels Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Polymer clay techniques Bring to class: The only thing you need to …

Polymer Clay – Faux Agate Beads

Course outline: This class with Bonni Poch will give you the opportunity to play with polymer clay, get to learn the differences between brands, how to condition the clay, colour blending, working with translucent clay and the most exciting of all, creating pendants and beads that look just like agate stone! You will leave this class with at least one pendant or cabochon, and the feeling of self-satisfaction you get when accomplishing a new task. Come join me for an afternoon of pure polymer magic! Skill level: All levels Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Polymer clay – faux agate beads Bring to …

Polymer Clay – Transfer Sheets & Silk Screen

Course outline: This class with Bonni Poch will give you the opportunity to learn how to use transfer sheets and silk screen techniques to create amazing pendants, beads, and/or cabochons. We’ll start out learning the basics about polymer clay, how to condition it, available brands and types, and baking. We’ll then move right into how to use transfer sheets, alcohol inks, and silk screens. You’ll walk away with a lovely pendant and keychain at the end of the class. Note: a kit is required; see below. Skill level: All levels Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Polymer Clay Techniques Bring to class: The …

Kick Up Your Heels – 2019 Classes are Here!

A brand New Year – a brand new YOU! Make 2019 your year to learn a new jewellery-making technique or hone and perfect your current skills. Our creative BeadFX instructors have outdone themselves to bring you their best new projects to kick-off a new season of classes. Our early January classes feature a new way to use polymer clay with Bonni Poch and a new metalwork class with Liz Kennedy. Ann Shewan will take you through the steps of drilling small stones – perfect for simple statement pieces! Seed beaders will learn all about brick stitch with Pamela Kearns complete …